Food Insecurity Design-a-Thon

Come put your unique ideas, perspective, and skills to the test to help us design a tech enabled solution to increase children and families’ access to healthy food in Los Angeles during this virtual design-a-thon challenge. Chance to win $5,000 in cash and other prizes TBA. Hackathon is taking place March 4th-6th.
2022-01-25T15:11:04-08:00March 4th, 2022|

VaxUp Challenge

The Innovation Studio at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is partnering with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on the VaxUp Challenge: a three-phase innovation challenge to generate, test and scale creative solutions that will increase COVID-19 vaccinations rates among children and teens in L.A. County, particularly in communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.

There are three phases of the VaxUp Challenge. Organizations that are chosen in the first phase will advance to the next phase.

  • Phase I:Idea- a-thon: Feb. 10 – 11, 2022, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. PT
    • Applicants will participate in a two-day virtual event featuring expert speakers who will present on topics related to the challenges of increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates among children and teens […]
2022-01-25T10:55:01-08:00February 10th, 2022|

First Look SoCal Innovation Showcase 2021

The First Look SoCal Innovation Showcase is an annual event that celebrates the best early-stage teams commercializing tech and life science breakthroughs from the top research institutions in Southern California. Startups will have an unparalleled opportunity to connect with top-tier investors and successful serial entrepreneurs. The day’s program will feature a lineup of quick-pitch presentations, each followed by investor-led Q&A, and panel discussions with key investors and industry leaders. Why You Should Attend + Get a first look at emerging technology with high potential for market disruption and impact + Discover companies seeking early stage funding to commercialize big ideas with massive potential + See 30 emerging startups do live quick pitch w/Q&A from notable investors PLUS 2 […]

2021-06-14T12:15:38-07:00June 16th, 2021|

LA Best 2021

The Los Angeles Bioscience Ecosystem Summit 2021 (LABEST) is the premier showcase for bioscience innovation in Los Angeles County. This event is a collaboration with colleagues from across the county to present promising academic research, entrepreneurial faculty investigators, as well as local start- up companies. It is intended to promote awareness of the growing life science entrepreneurial ecosystem in Los Angeles and to foster partnerships with the biotechnology and life science industry.

The conference is entirely virtual this year. Throughout the summit, faculty members present the latest scientific breakthroughs, which will lead to the critical therapies of tomorrow. Leading bioscience translational research programs and start-ups will be showcased where Southern California Institutions have significant expertise, pioneering research and resource commitments […]

2021-05-25T09:34:45-07:00May 25th, 2021|

Fireside Chat with Katie Szyman, Corporate Vice President, Critical Care at Edwards Lifesciences

UCLA Biodesign’s Hub for Digital Health and Medtech Innovation – Women in Healthtech Leadership Series

A Fireside Chat with Katie Szyman, Corporate Vice President, Critical Care at Edwards Lifesciences

 

Join Katie Szyman for a conversation about her career journey, lessons learned across corporate leadership and how she and her teams are shaping the future of AI and Predictive Medicine.

Katie Szyman has been corporate vice president since 2015 and is currently responsible for the company’s global critical care and vascular business. Prior to joining Edwards, Szyman held a variety of roles with increasing levels of responsibility for more than 20 years at Medtronic. She served as president of Medtronic’s global […]

2021-03-23T11:36:20-07:00April 23rd, 2021|

Fireside Chat with Founder & CEO of Lark Health Julia Hu

UCLA Biodesign’s Hub for Digital Health and Medtech Innovation – Women in Healthtech Leadership Series

A Fireside Chat with Founder & CEO of Lark Health Julia Hu

In collaboration with ScaleHealth, DIY Girls, Center for a Competitive Workforce (CCW), Los Angeles Economic Development Group (LA-EDC), and The Valley Economic Alliance, the UCLA Biodesign Medtech and Digital Health Hub is excited to welcome Lark Health CEO Julia Hu as our Fireside Chat guest on March 25th, 4PM-4:45PM PST.

Since its founding, Lark Health has helped nearly 2 million patients overcome their health challenges through what the team has pioneered as Compassionate Artificial Intelligence. Lark Health […]

2021-03-11T11:37:06-08:00March 26th, 2021|

9th Annual UCLA MedTech Partnering Conference 2021

 

EVENT & PITCH COMPETITION

 

2021-03-02T22:17:01-08:00March 9th, 2021|
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